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  • 01:29

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest David F. Walker

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    Journalist, filmmaker, educator, comic book writer, and author, David F. Walker has had an amazing career and makes his first time appearance as a guest on Graphic Policy Radio.

    Walker has been nominated for an Eisner Award for his work as the English language writer on the critically acclaimed manga series Tokyo Tribes, he is the author of the Young Adult series The Adventures of Darius Logan, and co-writer of the Dark Horse Comics series Number 13. Walker’s other work in comics includes Cyborg (DC), Shaft (Dynamite), The Army of Dr. Moreau (IDW/Monkeybrain), and The Supernals Experiment (Canon Comics). Next year he will be writing Power Man and Iron Fist for Marvel.

    He's a leading scholar and expert of African-American cinema and taught courses such as documentary filmmaking, writing for comics, and film criticism to youth through the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Northwest Film Center, Documentary Northwest, and Project Youth Doc.

    We'll be talking to Walker about the above and more and want to hear from you! Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:26

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Darryl Ayo

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    This Monday, Graphic Policy Radio hits the air with a brand new episode and a first time guest, Darryl Ayo!

    Since 2002, New York cartoonist Darryl Ayo has self-published minicomics, webcomics, anthology stories and comics criticism. Ayo's most known work, Little Garden has evolved and grown into and through several permutations and can be seen in its current form at littlegardencomics.com

    Ayo, is also a commentator, blogging and on comic fandom. We'll not only discuss his comic career but also growth from the first Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival to the current Comics Art Brooklyn.

    So, listen in this Monday and Tweet us your thoughts to @graphicpolicy.

  • 00:59

    Graphic Policy Radio: Politics and Comics of the Multiverses

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    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio. With no guest this week, we have a much overdue potluck where we'll discuss some of the latest comic news and reviews.

    Batman #44 is an interesting change for the character. We'll discuss the issue taking on some relevant societal issues

    More news of creators being bad broke out. We discuss the persistent harassment in the comic industry, the protection of these individuals, and what can be done.

    This past weekend was Small Press Expo. We talk about one of the best independent and small press comic conventions out there.

    We'll discuss the above and more! We want to hear from you. Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy

  • 01:24

    Graphic Policy Radio with guest Bryan Edward Hill

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    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio and we're welcoming our first time guest Bryan Edward Hill to the show!

    Bryan is a writer for both comics and films. He currently writes Postal for Image Comics/Top Cow Productions as well as the upcoming Romulus. He was also recently brought on board as the story editor for Top Cow. You can follow him through Tumblr or Twitter.

    We want to hear what questions you have too! Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy and we'll ask them live on the air.

  • 01:34

    Graphic Policy Radio: Politics and Comics of the Multiverses

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    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio the show that mixes comic and politics. It's a potluck Monday, and we'll be discussing a wide ranging amount of news and reviews in the comic industry.

    After a few weeks of awesome guests, we'll be catching up to discuss some of our favorite, and not so favorite, releases over the past month!

    Some of the comics we'll be discussing is the newest volume of Phonogram, and the latest issue of Constantine!

    But, that's not all that's on tap. Just tune in and find out what else is on the agenda.

    We also want to hear from you! Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.

  • Graphic Policy Radio: Year in Comics 2014

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    It's a new year, and the first episode of Graphic Policy Radio, the show that mixes comics and politics. For the first episode of the year we're looking back at 2014 and looking forward to 2015.

    On this episode we're discussing:

    Our favorite comics and graphic novels of 2014,
    What we think were the top stories of 2014,
    What changes in the comic market place happened over the past year,
    What we're looking forward to in 2015,
    Predictions for 2015!

    We're doing all of that LIVE, and we want to hear from you! What stood out to you about 2014, and what are you looking forward to in 2015? Call in and let us know, or Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:43

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Jeremy Whitley

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    This Wednesday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with returning guest Jeremy Whitley. Jeremy has two comics releasing this week, his creator owned series from Action Lab Entertainment Princeless: Raven, The Pirate Princess #2 and Secret Wars: Secret Love #1 from Marvel. We'll discuss those two releases and so much more!

    Jeremy Whitley is the creator of the original comic series Princeless, Illegal, and The Order of Dagonet. His work has been nominated for two Eisner Awards, Five Glyph Awards, and numerous other honors. In addition to his original creations, he has also been a regular writer for IDW's My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and My Little Pony: Friends Forever series as well as Action Lab's NFL Rush Zone and GlobWorld comic series.

    Jeremy has been at the forefront of changing trends in the comic industry, and a leader for diversity in both creators and characters.

    We want to hear your questions too! You can Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:54

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Genevieve Valentine

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    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with first time guest Genevieve Valentine.

    Genevieve Valentine is a science fiction and fantasy writer. In 2014 she took over as the writer for DC Comics' Catwoman, sending Selina Kyle in a whole new direction as a key player in Gotham's mob family. The latest issue hits shelves this week. Her first novel, Mechanique: A tale of the Circus Tresaulti, won the Crawford Award for a first fantasy novel, and was shortlisted for the Nebula.

    Joining us in welcoming Genevieve to the show is frequent guest and cohost Emma Houxbois. Emma is the Comics Editor for The Rainbow Hub and co-host of weekly comics podcast Fantheon!

    We also want your questions! You can Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy before or during the show.

  • 01:18

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Steve Orlando

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    This Thursday is a special episode of Graphic Policy Radio with writer Steve Orlando. Steve is returning to the show to discuss his new series from Image Comics,Virgil!

    Undertow and Midnighter writer Steve Orlando and Murder Book artist JD Faith present a brand new, “queersploitation” graphic novel on the streets of Jamaica in,Virgil, in stores this September 2015. 

    Betrayed, beaten, and banished by his own, an outed cop fights his way across Jamaica for revenge.

    This is a Foxy Brown-style revenge action with a new face and new fists. Holding his gun and his badge, Virgil thought he was safe in the police force, hiding who he is. But when his own brothers on the force out him in the papers, it doesn’t bring him down. It sets him free! Now, he’s out for revenge. And he’s not leaving town without his man, and some blood on his hands.

    We'll talk to Steve about the upcoming book as well as the Kickstarter that it spun out from.

    We also want your questions too! Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:08

    Graphic Policy Radio: New York Comic Con Pre-Show

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    Graphic Policy Radio is LIVE this Monday and discussing this week's New York Comic Con as well as well as discuss the first round of comics being released for All-New, All-Different Marvel.

    New York Comic Con is the largest comic convention on the East coast, and there's tons of panels, debuts, and New York Super Week too! We'll discuss what we're looking forward to at the convention, what we might expect to happen, and what we'll be looking for.

    This week also sees the release of the first comics for All-New, All-Different Marvel. We'll talk about what's being released and what we think of the upcoming releases.

    We want to hear what you think too! Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy

  • 01:08

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Matt Bors

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    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a brand new guest, Matt Bors!

    Bors is an editorial cartoonist and editor of The Nib and was working at Medium running it since 2013. In 2012 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and became the first alt-weekly cartoonist to win the Herblock Prize for Excellence in Cartooning. Currently he's running a Kickstarter to collecting some of the best political cartoons, comics journalism, non-fiction and humor.

    Eat More Comics packs more than 300 pages featuring dozens of the best cartoonists to ever toon a toon. I mean, it's going to be a large book.

    We're going to talk to him about the Kickstarter, The Nib, and more!

    We also want to hear from you. Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.